163,410 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,770 images, 62,959 bibliographic items, 480,353 distributional records.

Nitzschia capitata Østrup, nom. illeg. 1913

Publication details
Nitzschia capitata Østrup 1913: 35, pl. 1: fig. 27, nom. illeg.

Published in: Østrup, E (1913). Diatomaceae ex Insulis Danicis Indiae occidentalis. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 1(1): 1-39, pl. 1.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia capitata (W.Smith) M.Peragallo, 1903. - (10 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17B. pp. 1-758. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 January 2021 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 376 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=45722

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio